GM And Ford To Collaboratively Develop 9 And 10 Speed Transmissions

General Motors and Ford decided to collaboratively develop new 9 and 10-speed automatic transmissions. This might be able to reduce their research and development costs by hundreds of millions of dollars due to economies of scale.

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Ram 1500 Definitely Getting EcoDiesel V6 Engine

Chrysler is going full-steam ahead with its plans to bring its European diesel engines to the U.S. market. The Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel was just the opening salvo, but this next move shows how serious Chrysler is about clean diesel engines. Starting later this year, customers can now buy a Ram 1500 pickup with an EcoDiesel V6 engine, and it could to the first full-size pickup to break the 30 mpg barrier.

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